Race team

Race team

Tyler Reddick


Hometown: Corning, California
How did you get into racing: My parents owned a car dealership and realized I loved being around cars. They put me in my first go-kart at age 4, and I’ve been hooked since
Favorite Track: Homestead-Miami Speedway

Tyler Tyler

Randall Burnett

Crew Chief

Hometown: Fenton, Missouri
Early Racing Memory: Building my own dirt late models to race around the Midwest
Favorite Team: St. Louis Blues  

Randall Randall

Cam Strader

Car Chief

Hometown: Wilson, North Carolina
Favorite Racing Memory: Winning the Dash Championship in 2001 as a driver
Favorite Movie: Pulp Fiction

Cam Strader Cam Strader

Sean Meeks


Hometown: Ocala, Florida
Favorite Track: Dover International Speedway
Mechanic Duties: Handles everything on the front end of the No. 8 Caterpillar Chevrolet ZL1 1LE

Sean Meeks Sean Meeks

Scott Widener


Hometown: Kernersville, North Carolina
Favorite Racing Memory: Winning the 2001 Las Vegas Motor Speedway Xfinity Series race after starting from the pole
Favorite Track: Darlington Raceway & Bristol Motor Speedway

Scott Widener Scott Widener

Kyle Kelley


Hometown: Whitter, California
Favorite Racing Memory: Winning the 2000 Xfinity Championship
Favorite Restaurant on the Tour: In-N-Out Burger

Kyle Kelley Kyle Kelley

Jim Bender

Tire Specialist

Hometown: Duryea, Pennsylvania
Favorite Racing Memory: Winning the 1990 Bristol 500, and the 1994,1995, and 1996 Daytona 500
Favorite Movie: Smokey & the Bandit

Jim Bender Jim Bender

Andrew Dickeson


Hometown: Melbourne, Australia
First Racing Memory: Formula 1 Gran Prix in Melbourne
How He Uses Technology in Racing: Utilizes multiple programs and data points (tire wear, fuel mileage, engine performance) to help the crew chief put together the best race strategy possible.

Andrew Dickeson Andrew Dickeson

Nate Troupe


Hometown: Mahaffey, Pennsylvania
How He Uses Technology in Racing: Uses technology to help make in-the-moment calls during the race, whether it’s to come in for two tires instead of four, only take fuel during a pit stop, or stay out.
Favorite Movie: Shawshank Redemption

Nate Troupe Nate Troupe

Jerry Tuttle

Hauler Driver

Hometown: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
First Racing Memory: Going to North Wilkesboro Speedway to watch the Cup Series race
Favorite Track: Charlotte Motor Speedway

Jerry Tuttle Jerry Tuttle

Rich Parks

Secondary Hauler Driver

Hometown: Mebane, North Carolina
RCR Employment: Has worked at RCR in a variety of jobs since 2008
Previous Job: Served as an Airman on the USS Essex


Rich Parks Rich Parks

Derek Kneeland


Hometown: Windham, Maine
Hobbies: Helps build trucks for stepson’s local Sport Truck races in Maine
Race Day Tradition: Taking a winning selfie each time he ends up in Victory Lane with the team

Derek Kneeland Derek Kneeland

Matthew Lombardi

Engine Tuner

Hometown: Johnston, Rhode Island
Favorite Racing Memory: Winning my first cup race at Phoenix in 2017
Favorite Track: Texas Motor Speedway

Matthew Lombardi Matthew Lombardi

J.D. Holcomb

Tire Carrier

Hometown: Whitesburg, Kentucky
Earliest Racing Memory: Attending a race at Bristol Motor Speedway when he was four years old
Favorite Singer: Hank Williams Jr.

J.D. Holcomb J.D. Holcomb

Michael Johnson

Rear Tire Changer

Hometown: Andover, NY
Favorite Track: Watkins Glen International
Favorite Movie: Dumb and Dumber

Michael Johnson Michael Johnson

Chase Masterson

Front Tire Changer

Hometown: Flower Mound, Texas
Home Track: Texas Motor Speedway
Favorite Team: Texas Longhorns

Chase Masterson Chase Masterson

Josh Sobecki


Hometown: New Kensington, PA
Favorite Racing Memory: Winning Tony Stewart’s last race at Sonoma Raceway
Hobbies: Working on cars in his spare time

Josh Sobecki Josh Sobecki

Sam Abney


Hometown: Austin, Texas
Favorite Track: Texas Motor Speedway
Favorite Racing Memory: Winning the Xfinity Championship

Sam Abney Sam Abney

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